ArmInfo. A meeting of the Military- Industrial Committee (MIC) was held under the chairmanship of RA Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan.
As reported by the press service of the RA government, in his welcoming speech, Pashinyan touched upon the issue of the formation of the Military-Industrial Committee.
He recalled that after the adoption of the law on the" Military-Industrial Complex" in Armenia in 2015, the military industry is one of the most discussed topics in our country.
"But, in fact, we can state that the results we have today are not at all satisfactory, because, unfortunately, we have not been able to form such systems so that we can state - the military-industrial complex in the Republic of Armenia has been sufficiently formed. We also need to summarize what happened in the previous period, to assess the shortcomings of the previous period and understand what realistic programs we can have in the field of military industry. The goal is that first, the complex be able to become the driving force of our country's economy and industry, on the other hand, be able to meet our security needs in line with modern challenges", Pashinyan said.
Minister of High-Tech Industry of the Republic of Armenia Hakob Arshakyan made a presentation on the current activities in the military-industrial complex, and what was done earlier.
Then, discussions took place regarding the directions of development and further activities in the post-war realities. The issues of technological development of the military-industrial complex, staffing of specialized specialists, promotion of technological education, establishment of an active science-economy-military industry link were touched upon.
Reforms of the education system and meeting the demand for specialists needed for the military-industrial complex were considered a priority.
The list of special research and experimental design works for 2020-2021 has been presented